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Hockey and All That – 2023 Mid-Summer Edition

Photo: NHL Every off-season involves coaching changes and player movement, either via free agency or through trades. During this off-season, because the salary cap has once again remained flat, general managers have had to become more creative, even jettisoning players … Continue reading

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Brooks Orpik On Capitals Stanley Cup Celebration In Vegas: I Think Only Two Guys Slept And They Were The Only Two Guys That Were Late For The Plane”

Former Washington Capitals defenseman Richard “Brooks” Orpik (middle named after the late Team USA head coach, Herb Brooks) is currently spending his retirement summers with his family in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. But during the hockey season, Orpik continues his role … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Links: Spencer Carbery’s Introductory Press Conference Set For Thursday, Expiring Draft Rights, GM’s Sign New Deals

Thursday was a busy day for the league’s general managers, as teams begin to finalize front office staff and prepare for the upcoming draft. The Capitals also announced the time and place for Spencer Carbery’s introductory press conference. Here’s the … Continue reading

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Deriving Lessons From The Chandler Stephenson Miscue

Yes, it’s true. Hindsight is “20/20”. And it’s also true that “there’s no use in crying over spilt milk”. Once it’s done, it’s done. Get over it and move on.

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Report: 2018 Stanley Cup Champion Trotz To Take Over Nashville’s GM Job June 30

Photo: SN According to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman, former Washington Capitals GM David Poile will retire from the role with the Nashville Predators on June 30. It is believed that he will be replaced with former Washington and Nashville head coach … Continue reading

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Barry Trotz Says He Knew After Game 3 Double-Overtime Win In Columbus That Capitals Were Going To Win The Stanley Cup

He’s still very much a free man. But it sounds like it won’t be for much longer. Former Washington Capitals’ head coach Barry Trotz recently told The Athletic Hockey Show that his time away from the game has been well … Continue reading

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“Now That He Has His Sights On It, There’s No Question He’s Going to Get It”: Former Capitals Coach Barry Trotz On Alex Ovechkin’s 800th Goal and Climb Up the NHL Record Books

Joe Noyes Photography/NoVa Caps Former Washington Capitals Head Coach Barry Trotz coached Alexander Ovechkin for four seasons, and was the bench boss who witnessed The Great Eight finally hoist the Stanley Cup in 2018, after which he resigned due to … Continue reading

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Former Capitals Head Coach Barry Trotz On Leaving Washington: “There Was Sort of An Agreement There, A Verbal Agreement, And at the End of the Day It Didn’t Come Through”

Just days after the Washington Capitals held their first-ever Stanley Cup championship parade through the streets of the Nation’s Capital in June 2018, then-Head Coach Barry Trotz announced his resignation after failing to agree to financial terms on a new … Continue reading

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Best And Worst Offseason Moves In Metropolitan Division

Photo: 1st Ohio Battery With the most significant moves of the NHL offseason likely in the rear view mirror, teams made some that will change their product on the ice for the better while others may have made ones they … Continue reading

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Former Capitals’ Coach Trotz Declines Jets’ Job, Will Focus On Family

Photo: MLive Former Washington Capitals head coach Barry Trotz has reluctantly turned down an offer to run the Winnipeg Jets’ bench in order to focus on his family. The announcement was made on Friday.

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